Dow Extends Winning Streak to 3 Days
Index rises 39 points
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 13, 2018 3:22 PM CST
Trader Edward Curran works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

(Newser) – Stocks shook off an early wobble and ended modestly higher Tuesday, giving the market its third gain in a row following a harrowing plunge over the previous two weeks. Banks, retailers, and technology companies were responsible for much of the gains. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 39 points, or 0.2%, to 24,640, per the AP. The Nasdaq composite increased 31 points, or 0.5%, to 7,013, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 6 points, or 0.3%, to 2,662. Wells Fargo climbed 2.7%, Amazon 2%, and Apple 1%.

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